UPDATE: March 2018 Business Calendar of Events

March 1, noon to 1:30 p.m., Issues & Policy Roundtable: New Leaders in Goleta, Glen Annie Golf Club, 405 Glen Annie Road, Goleta; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-year-and-new-leaders-issue-and-policy-roundtable-tickets-42682334010

March 1, 5 to 8 p.m., Block Party presented by Downtown Santa Barbara and the Chamber of Commerce, on the 700 and 800 blocks of East De la Guerra Street; features games, live music, food trucks and restaurants, puppet entertainment in collaboration with Santa Barbara International PuppetPalooza, and shopping; a 1st Thursday event; see https://www.downtownsb.org/_files/docs/march-2018-passport.pdf

March 29 a.m. to 5 p.m., First Friday at the Sandbox, 414 Olive St., Santa Barbara, a free community co-working day; see https://www.meetup.com/startupsb/?_xtd=gatlbWFpbF9jbGlja9oAJGQ1ZjNlMGJjLTZlYjctNGQwMi1iNzE3LTZjNmIwOTBmYzBkYg 

March 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., “March Party: Headshots & Bios, Fun & Drinks,” Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St.; see https://www.annexxhomes.com/events/1 

March 6, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., “Lucky in Business” B2B Breakfast, Earl’s Place, Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-business-2-business-breakfast-with-american-riviera-bank-tickets-41963023533  

March 6, 5:30 to 7 p.m., “Fearless Female,” with speaker Chrystal Clifton at Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St.;see https://impacthubsbnetwork.spaces.nexudus.com/en/events/tickets/559531978/fearless-female  

March 7, 8 to 9 a.m., Santa Barbara Entrepreneur Coffee & Connect with Cognixion’s Andreas Forsland at Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; see https://www.meetup.com/Santa-Barbara-Entrepreneur/events/248027377/?refund_policy=true&rv=ea1&_xtd=gatlbWFpbF9jbGlja9oAJDM5OWUxZWFiLTBiMWUtNGM4Yy1hZTkzLTc1NjA1ODZjMDY3OQ&_af=event&_af_eid=248027377&response=3&action=rsvp&https=on 

March 7, noon to 2 p.m., Women’s Empowerment Luncheon Celebrating the Year of the Woman – How Women Do Business at Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St. Luncheon panelists include: Diana Pereira, Impact Hub Santa Barbara co-founder; Chrystal Clifton, female leadership coach and founder of Chrystalize Success; Jenny Shatzle, founder of Jenny Shatzle Fitness; and Kymberlee Weil, founder of Strategic Samurai; see https://impacthubsbnetwork.spaces.nexudus.com/en/events/tickets/559531979/womens-empowerment-luncheon 

March 8, 7 a.m. State of the City Breakfast starts with networking reception at El Paseo Restaurant, 813 Anacapa St, No. 10; presentation begins at 8 a.m. at the Lobero Theater, 33 E. Canon Perdido St.; see https://sbchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/3837

March 10, 5 to 10 p.m., Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Banquet, Boys and Girls Club, 4849 Foothill Road, Carpinteria; see https://carpinteriavalleychamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/3251 

March 14, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Goleta Old Town Business Committee Meeting on the Complete Streets Corridor Plan at the Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Ave.; see www.goletacompletestreets.com 

March 14, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., NAWBO-SB Bravo Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Centre, 1111 Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara; see https://www.nawbo-sb.com/events/upcoming-events/event/80-2018-bravo-awards-luncheon/0 

March 15, 5 to 7 p.m., Green Business Program Mixer, Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; free community event; see https://impacthubsb.com/opalsingleevent-session/green-business-program-mixer/

March 19, noon to 2 p.m., “Building Your A Team,” Lunch & Learn with Patty DeDominic, at University Club of Santa Barbara, 1332 Santa Barbara St.; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-lunch-learn-tickets-43668581904

March 21, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce Small Business Walk – Meet & Greet; for information, contact Joyce Donaldson at (805) 684-5479.

March 28, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; “What Happened and What Now?” panel discussion of what will happen next with the South Coast economy in the wake of recent disasters at the Lobero Theater, 33 E. Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara; event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited; panelists include: state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones; Santa Barbara Senior Assistant Administrator Nina Johnson; Visit Santa Barbara chief Kathy Janega-Dykes; county Clerk, Recorder and Assessor Joe Holland; and county Assistant Auditor-Controller Betsy Shaffer.  Email questions to [email protected]

EDITOR’S NOTE: If your South Coast business organization has an event to list, email the details and contact information or website to [email protected]  


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